Rob’s journey to help his son overcome a major reading deficiency through volunteering to teach adults to read is chronicled in his  book “Hot Dogs and Hamburgers: Unlocking Life’s Potential by Inspiring Literacy at Any Age”.

Compelled to volunteer for Literacy Chicago as a means to help his son, Oliver, overcome significant reading deficiencies, Shindler takes readers along as he develops unconventional yet successful learning techniques. Through this journey, Shindler learned firsthand how ridiculous the common misconceptions are about learning disabilities and adult literacy.  In “Hot Dogs & Hamburgers”, Rob profiles his tutoring experiences and chronicles how this path led him to help is son Oliver.